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South Korea reports more suspected swine fever cases

South Korea said Friday that it is investigating more suspected cases of African swine fever in farms near its border with North Korea, as fears grow over the spread of the illness that has decimated ... Read More

More Time Provided for Dairy Producers to Enroll in DMC Program

WASHINGTON– The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has extended the deadline to September 27 for dairy producers to enroll in the Dairy Margin Coverage (DMC) program for 2019. The deadline had been September 20. Authorized by the 2018 Farm Bi... Read More

Fishing for Corn Yields Big - Friday Five (Sept. 20, 2019)

Fishing for corn yields big for the boys at Jackrabbit Seed / Kokes Ag Service! Jason Kokes and Steven Vellek with Jackrabbit Seed are fishing in Jim Kokes' flooded field, and they got quite the catch. (Hint: They didn't catch a fish.) PLUS - ... Read More

Options for corn impacted by canal breach

LINCOLN — On July 17 when the Gering-Ft. Laramie canal breached, it left over 100,000 acres of irrigated crops in eastern Wyoming and western Nebraska without water. Without irrigation water and adequate rainfall, taking the corn to full maturity a... Read More

4S Goat Expo Oct. 5-6

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. — 4S Goat Expo to Offer Seminar Show and Sale October 5th and 6th at the Lincoln County Fairgrounds, 5015 W Rodeo Road, North Platte Nebraska. The seminar will start promptly at 10:00 AM on October 5th. Speakers and topics inc... Read More

Sen. Moran Priorities Included in FY2020 Ag Appropriations Bill

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) – member of U.S. Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies – today applauded the Senate Appropriations Committee’s ... Read More

Taiwan Goodwill Mission Signs Letter of Intent for U.S. Wheat Purchases

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Representatives from the Taiwan Flour Millers Association (TFMA) signed letters of intent to purchase wheat and other U.S. grown commodities over the next two years Sept. 18, 2019, at the U.S. Capitol. The millers are part of a b... Read More

New Study Stresses Ethanol’s Benefits for Energy Security

A new study shows that the Renewable Fuel Standard not only saves drivers money at the gas pump every day, but also enhances energy security by greatly reducing or even eliminating the blow to our nation’s drivers when global oil production is disr... Read More

Kansas Organic Certification Cost Share Program Accepting Applications

The Kansas Department of Agriculture has funds available for the national Organic Certification Cost Share Program (OCCSP). Through this program, farms, ranches and businesses that produce, process or package certified organic agricultural products m... Read More

With Fewer Hands in the Field, More Food Goes to Waste

Timing is everything. As a parent, that means grabbing a non-washable magic marker from your toddler’s hands right before the tip touches the living room wall. As a commuter, it’s about rolling up to the bus stop so that you’re not waiting too ... Read More

Congressman Fortenberry receives Golden Triangle Award

Congressman Jeff Fortenberry received the National Farmers Union (NFU) Golden Triangle Award.  The award, presented as part of the annual NFU fall Fly-In that brought 380 Farmers Union members from across the country to Washington, DC,  is the hig... Read More